Providing a safe and abundant supply of water is our commitment to all of our customers, both large and small.
View the latest Drinking Water Quality Report
Learn about things happening in Philadelphia’s watersheds that raise concerns and pose challenges to the protection of rivers that provide our water.
Lead in Water
The drinking water delivered to your home meets or exceeds state and federal water quality standards, but high lead levels in water may be found if customers have lead in their plumbing.
When there is a loss of water, PWD crews are available to respond 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Learn more about water mains and what to do when they break →
Cross-Connection Control Regulations protect our drinking water from contamination by preventing backflows.
Drinking Water FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions pertaining to the City’s drinking water.